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Women’s News to Chew On: Link Love for Lunch

Posted by sherrysaunders on November 26, 2011

Successful Workplaces
Census Report shows inequality in paid leave [Better Balance]

Another barrier to maternity leave for those needing it most: knowing about it [Ms Magazine]

Empowered Workforce
Occupy this:  Pass the Equal Rights Amendment [Paper.li]

Gen Y
What employers need to learn and unlearn about Gen Y women in the workplace [Huffington Post]

Saluting Misbehavin’ Women
The woman behind the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade [Forbes]

Female ROTC member challenges stereotype [The Crimson]

How wounded female veteran went from thoughts of suicide to law school [Mlive]

Women are becoming unions’ new voices [New York Times]

Health
Democrats urge Obama to protect birth control in health plans [New York Times]

Self magazine identifies 10 healthiest cities for women [Today MSNBC]

USF Nursing College studying women veterans and PTSD [Healthy State]

Suicide, challenge for service women [New York Times]

Military/Veterans
Law slashes benefits for military widows [Market Watch]

Female veterans face more challenges than male counterparts [ABC]

A University of Illinois discussion on the differences between being a male and a female in the military [Daily Illini]

Agreement elusive on women in combat [Washington Times]

Panetta preparing DOD directive on investigating sexual assaults [Stripes]

Other Important News
Powerful business women wake up early [Forbes]

5 reasons why no super committee deal is better than a bad deal for women [NWLC]

Women, age and ambition: another look [The Glass Hammer]

Small Business
Small business snapshot of women owned businesses [Portfolio]

Invest in women business owners.  They need capital, access and training [Market Watch]

Training women to be financial Angels [Business Week]

National Women’s Business Council unveils new website [Sacramento Bee]

Remember to shop small tomorrow Saturday, November 26.

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